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How to setup Exchange or Google mail, calendar, contacts using ActiveSync on your iPhone or iPad

How to setup Exchange or Google mail, calendar, contacts using ActiveSync on your iPhone or iPad

Exchange is Microsoft's corporate email, calendar, and contact system, and ActiveSync is their fairly awesome protocol to keep it all updated on all of your devices, including iPhone and iPad. Google licenses ActiveSync for Google Sync, which used to be available for all Gmail accounts but is now...
Did the Mavericks Mail update fix your Gmail woes? [Poll]

Did the Mavericks Mail update fix your Gmail woes? [Poll]

Did the Mavericks Mail update fix your Gmail woes? A couple of days ago Apple released the Mavericks Mail update, designed primarily to fix compatibility with Google's Gmail. I never hid my All Mail folder in Gmail, so I managed to escape the problems unscathed. It's been working fine - well, as...
Apple releases fix for Gmail problems in Mavericks Mail

Apple releases fix for Gmail problems in Mavericks Mail

Apple has released an update that fixes some bugs with Gmail. The update fixes the following issues, according to an Apple support article: Fixes an issue that prevents deleting, moving, and archiving messages for users with custom Gmail settings Addresses an issue that may cause unread...
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OS X Mavericks Mail update available to registered Mac developers now

The issues with the OS X Mavericks Mail app are well documented, and we've heard talk of an update heading our way. What we didn't know is that registered Mac developers can already download an update. It actually became available on October 31 and went unnoticed – no seeding emails seem to have...
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Apple reportedly readying Mavericks updates to multiple applications

We already know that Mail in OS X Mavericks isn't playing nicely with Gmail, and reports suggest that an update for this and a host of other Apple applications suffering from issues is on the way. The news comes courtesy of Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac: Sources say that Apple is readying a slew of...
Unibox for Mac takes a new approach to how you view and interact with email

Unibox for Mac takes a new approach to how you view and interact with email

Unibox for Mac is a new and unique alternative email client for Mac. Most of us are used to using emails as an inbox system that works in order of when we received things. Unibox aims to change that by making email about the people we interact with more than just the strings of messages attached...
AirMail for Mac updated for Mavericks, interactive notifications and more!

AirMail for Mac updated for Mavericks, interactive notifications and more!

Airmail is not only my favorite email client for Mac, it's one of my favorite Mac apps period. Since OS X Mavericks officially launched yesterday, Airmail has already been updated with support including interactive Notification Center banners, local drafts, offline editing, and more. Whenever...
Gmail and Mavericks Mail: Why they aren't playing nice and what you can do about it

Gmail and Mavericks Mail: Why they aren't playing nice and what you can do about it

Google has never had anything approximating what you could call a normal IMAP implementation for Gmail. However, under Mail in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and previous versions, many of us learned to work around and otherwise live with it. No longer! OS X 10.9 Mavericks changes the way the Mail app...
How to create events in iOS directly in the Messages and Mail apps

How to create calendar events in iOS directly in the Messages and Mail apps

It's not uncommon for us to email and message people about plans we're making with them. If you pay close attention, iOS seems to know when we do this by underlining certain text. That isn't just to make it stand out more, it's to make it easier for you to add events to your Calendar app. Here's...
Airmail for Mac updated with Exchange support, brings issues for others

Airmail for Mac updated with Exchange support, brings issues for others

Airmail for Mac has just been updated to version 1.1 and brings with it a huge list of new features including official Exchange support, POP3 support, the ability to redirect mail, and more. Unfortunately, the update also seems to be causing headaches for some users who say since updating they...
Push returns to iCloud email in Germany as Apple continues to battle Motorola in court

Push returns to iCloud email in Germany as Apple continues to battle Motorola in court

A couple of years ago, as a result of a patent suit in German court, Apple was forced to turn off push for iCloud email users in Germany. Today, it's turning push back on. David Meyer of GigaOm: Apple is still appealing the decision and, at the end of August, it won an interim decision...
Mailbox updated with cloud search, account specific signatures, and more

Mailbox updated with cloud search, account specific signatures, and more

Mailbox, now part of Dropbox, has been updated to version 1.5 and that means you can now search not only local messages, but all the email stored up on the Gmail cloud. If you have multiple accounts, you can now also assign unique signatures to each and every one of them, and if you have Google's...
Evomail for iOS updated with support for aliases, bug fixes, and more

Evomail for iOS updated with support for aliases, bug fixes, and more

Evomail for both iPhone and iPad has just received an update that contains support for aliases for Gmail, Yahoo, iCloud and IMAP accounts. If you use aliases for any of your accounts, this update will give you the ability to send from them instead of just the account that the alias is attached...
How to secure and encrypt your OS X Mail messages with GPGMail 2

How to secure and encrypt your OS X Mail messages with GPGMail 2

Standard email just isn't secure. If the internet didn't kill privacy, people and agencies using and abusing it have certainly put it into intensive care. There's nothing we can do to protect the servers our mail goes through, but luckily there is something we can do to protect it before it goes...
Top 5 secret gesture tips for: How to make Siri, Mail, Safari, Calendar, keyboard, faster!

Top 5 secret gesture tips for: How to make Siri, Mail, Safari, Calendar, keyboard, faster!

Become an iOS gesture ninja with these killer shortcuts and time-savers for navigation and more! See a button. Tap a button. That's easy. Does just what it says on the tin. But when it comes to long-presses, more complex gestures, and other advanced multitouch controls, they can be hard to...
Evomail for iPhone and iPad review: Finally an alternative mail client with full folder support!

Evomail for iPhone and iPad review: Full email folder support for the organizationally obsessed!

Evomail is an email app for iPhone and iPad that takes a lot of the same features we love from Mailbox, Dispatch, and more but adds certain highly wanted features that a lot of others unfortunately lack, such as folder support. Evomail currently supports Gmail, iCloud, and Yahoo! accounts which...
Airmail for Mac updated with Google Drive support, Droplr integration, and more

Airmail for Mac updated with Google Drive support, Droplr integration, and more

Airmail for Mac was just updated to version 1.0.4 and brings with it lots of new features, improvements to existing ones, and bug fixes. Most notably, Airmail now has Google Drive support and also allows both Droplr and CloudApp support for attachments in addition to Dropbox. You can also now...
Better scrolling and CPU management in OS X Mavericks, particularly for Mail and Safari

Better scrolling and CPU management in OS X Mavericks, particularly for Mail and Safari

OS X Mavericks, which was just announced at WWDC 2013 features some power management and CPU usage improvements that should result in smoother scrolling and better memory management across OS X in general, particularly Safari and Mail. Some of the largest gripes about Mail and Safari in OS X is...
Airmail for Mac review: Sparrow lamenters rejoice, an even better solution is here!

Airmail for Mac review: Sparrow lamenters rejoice, an even better solution is here!

Airmail for Mac is a new third party mail client that not only supports a plethora of account types, but is also one of the most visually appealing email apps for Mac I've ever used. For users who are still clutching onto Sparrow while waiting for a viable alternative, you may just find your...
Jonathan Ive rumored to be working on new Mail, Calendar apps for future versions of iOS

Jonathan Ive rumored to be working on new Mail, Calendar apps for future versions of iOS

We've already heard from multiple sources that Apple's vice president of design, Jony Ive, has been working on making iOS flatter and more refined, but now he's also rumored to be working on brand new Mail and Calendar apps as well. It's not clear right now whether a complete revamp of such core...

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